The latest solution to the lack of affordable for students in university cities has landed - the pod.
Pods are simply redesigned sheds measuring a tiny 10 feet by 8 feet are intended to let to students for £400 per month - or £5 per square foot.
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The government has set up a special £2 million fund to compensate students for losing advance rent and deposits as a result of London Metropolitan University losing a licence to sponsor students from outside Europe.
Universities Minister David Willetts is giving the students
Students will have to take rooms in hotels or sleep on camp beds in common rooms because of a housing shortage at a university.
Around 50 students are homeless at the start of term at Edinburgh University - 30 have rooms at Travelodge hotels in the city and 18 are camping out
Places in university halls are running out in one university city and pushing up rents as subsidised foreign students flock to let private shared houses nearest the campus.
Landlords and letting agents in Sheffield report Chinese students are keen to pay up to £1,000 for place
Identity theft from shared houses is the target of a new joint campaign by landlords and police.
The Residential Landlords Association has linked with the Dedicated Card and Plastic Crime Unit and Financial Fraud Action UK to warn landlords and tenants in houses of multiple oc